Browsing All posts tagged under »P2P«

Horizon 2019 Leadership Panel: Best Practices In Driving Procurement’s Digital Transformation

November 14, 2019

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Why did these organization's digital transformation initiatives succeed, and how can you duplicate their success.

New Webinar: Driving P2P Returns Beyond Implementation

August 1, 2017

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  When the first post appeared in the Procurement Insights blog in May 2007, it was well before what has now been referred to by Gartner as the “post-ERP Era.” At the time, some of the biggest challenges facing the procurement world evolved around the declining returns on ERP-based procurement solutions and user adoption (or […]

I Have Waited Nearly 10 Years For This To Happen . . . The Santa Clara Story

June 15, 2016

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The County of Santa Clara has successfully implemented their eProcurement initiative by transcending the functional silos that have traditionally limited procurement’s effectiveness and influence in the past. In short, and for the first time since I began covering Virginia’s eVA initiative back in 2007, I can say with great confidence that there is now another […]

We interrupt this SciQuest Series . . . by Jon Hansen

August 26, 2015

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Analysts, however, didn’t share his unwavering confidence, with Stifel, Nicolaus & Co, Inc’s Tom Roderick asking what assurances Wiehe could offer that implementation issues didn’t contribute to the contract dispute. “How much comfort do you have that we won’t see this sort of situation replicated with other large bodies?” he asked. Wiehe repeatedly insisted Colorado […]

At what price supplier liquidity? by Jon Hansen

June 29, 2015

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Over the past year I have noticed the voluminous amount of virtual ink being dedicated to the subject of supplier liquidity. Perhaps in part driven by the introduction last summer, of the U.S. Government’s SupplierPay initiative, it is becoming clear that buying organizations have a new found awareness and even empathy, regarding the bottom line of those in their […]

You know that you are likely a supplier bully when . . . by Jon Hansen

February 10, 2015

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I just read an interesting post on the Nipendo blog titled “Supplier Bullying: Cutting The Branch You Are Sitting On” by Eran Livneh. It actually reminded me of a post I wrote back in 2007 and have revisited many times since, regarding Walmart’s treatment of its suppliers.  In particular the Vlasic Pickles case study. “Finally, […]

A Failure To Launch: Is It Too Late In The Game For Elcom And Companies Like Them? by Jon Hansen

January 14, 2015

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We have all heard of empty nest syndrome, which is associated with feelings of loss when our children leave home for the first time. We have also heard of the crowded nest syndrome, which occurs when those same children return home later in life.  Also known has the boomerang generation, this later in life encroachment […]

20 years in the making cloudBuy now starting to challenge the industry big boys by Jon Hansen

December 8, 2014

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“This is an incredible win for a British company and is a massive challenge to the corporate players such as IBM who recently launched their B2B ecommerce solution. In winning the backing of the CII cloudBuy have taken a potentially non traditional approach to the market and one that might win them significant market share.” […]

New industry study reports a significant reduction in intended spend on Procure-to-Pay Platforms by Jon Hansen

October 7, 2014

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You ever notice that with a satellite dish, there are always sporting events going on somewhere around the world on a 24/7 basis.  From football – both the North American and world versions – to cricket, hockey and even outrunning boulders down steep inclines (although I am not sure if the latter counts as being […]

The freedom to collaborate by Jon Hansen

August 14, 2014

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I recently came across a very interesting post in the Nipendo P2P Narrative blog titled “What is supplier collaboration“. What made it interesting – at least from my perspective, is that it zeros in on a simple yet powerful truth.  You have to remove the barriers to collaboration before you can actually begin to well […]